Career Development

  • Building Skills. Building Careers.

    Improving and learning new skills increases your options for getting the career you want. Express Employment Professionals offers training resources and programs to help you get where you want to go.

  • Software Skills

    More than 20 courses including using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and some Adobe design products. 

  • Workplace Skills

    Includes courses for time management, communication, and customer service. 

  • Safety Skills

    A resource for forklift safety, food safety, lock out tag out, and more. 

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    Job Genius

    Video based training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

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    Job Genius

    Video training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

  • White Papers

    Career White Papers

    Learn what format is best for your resume – PDF vs Word, and how to achieve work/life balance.

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    With tips and advice on everything from the job search to finding work life balance, Express’ Job Journey blog is a great resource for employees and job seekers alike. 

    • How to Have Better Posture at Work

      Do you have an achy back after working all day? Or maybe your hands feel a bit numb? The cause could be the way you sit at work. Good posture is incredibly important to avoid long-term damage to your body. According to the Los Angeles Times, sitting isn’t good for humans. “Prolonged sitting is not what nature intended for us,” says Dr. Camelia Davtyan, clinical professor of medicine and director of women’s health at the UCLA Comprehensive Health Program. Essentially, humans started as hunter-gatherers, usually on the move. Sitting exerts forces on our bodies that they aren’t built for, especially sitting for an eight-hour workday. When comparing individuals who spent the majority of their time sitting with those who spent the least time, researchers found increases in the risks of diabetes (112%), cardiovascular events (147%), death from cardiovascular causes (90%) and death from all causes (49%). However, this doesn’t mean that all hope is lost! There are a few things you can do to improve your posture at work and …

      Thu, 12 May 2022

    • On the Job Podcast S6:E2 – Minding The Store

      Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! Season 6, Episode 2: Minding The Store General store manager Karen Banks perseveres through the turbulence of losing her employees, and the huge influx of customers coming into her small Vermont town.

      Wed, 11 May 2022

    • Poll Results: What Benefits Could Your Company Add/Modify to Build Stronger Loyalty Among Their Employees?

      We’re still living in a job seekers’ market, which means that companies face intense competition for hiring job applicants. One way for them to compete is by offering better benefits. We wanted to know what benefits mattered to you, our readers, so we held a poll. We also asked employers what benefits they were offering in this tight labor market. Let’s see what you had to say! Job seekers and employees valued pay increases most highly, with 22% of respondents choosing the option as their top benefit. Additional time off and reduced health insurance costs came next, with 17% and 15% of the vote, respectively. 14% valued flexible scheduling, while another 14% wanted remote work options. Finally, mental/emotional wellness benefits and a relaxed dress code were less highly valued, with 10% and 7% of the vote. On the employer side, we asked what benefits companies added or modified to retain talent. Thirty percent of respondents began to offer pay increases, 16% now offer remote options, and 12% offer flexible scheduling. …

      Tue, 10 May 2022